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Yank!

Unleashed on August 3, 2009

yankcoverThe widespread concern over authors’ involvement with their jacket cover design – or rather, with their lack of involvement – continues to reverberate round the ‘net.  On today’s Eve’s Salmagundi Club, we take the debate a stage further, and look at a terrific website that really raises the bar as far as many YA book covers are concerned.  Conceived as a prank, many of the cover designs on 100 Scope Notes (it seems to be run by a librarian – aren’t they simply the best!) are actually rather good – and frequently equal to many adult trade titles.  Publishers – take note – raise your game!

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